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Nobel poet Seamus Heaney says there will never be a united Ireland

Nobel Prize for literature winner Seamus Heaney has said there will never be a united Ireland and that Loyalists should be allowed to fly their flag over Belfast City Hall.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 7:36 AM

The Gathering effect? Numbers traveling to Ireland from United States soar

From October to December 2012 the number of trips to Ireland from North America increased by 14.2 percent, which is up to 201,300 trips from the same time last year.

By MICHELLE K SMITH

Published Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 7:26 AM

Immigration reform advocate Chuck Schumer says 2013 Congress ‘finally gets it done’ - VIDEO

New York Senator Chuck Schumer said he and his fellow Senators who support immigration reform believe 2013 will be the year Congress “finally gets it done.”

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 8:00 AM

GOP and Democratic leaders agree on path to citizenship in immigration bill

Both Republicans and Democrats agreed at the weekend that a path to citizenship for the undocumented will be part of the new immigration reform bill.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Monday, January 28, 2013, 7:04 AM

Ray Kelly weighs in on gun control On Face The Nation: 'The Problem Is The Handgun' – VIDEO

One of the biggest issues facing gun control in New York is the vast supply of handguns, NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly said Monday.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 8:15 AM

Racist and sexist slurs found among One World Trade Center graffiti

From racism against the Irish, blacks and South Americans, and misogyny, the graffiti found scrawled in the construction workers toilets at One World Trade Center has shocked New York City.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 7:42 AM

Irish American heroes pull couple from freezing waters of the Hudson after plane crash - VIDEOS

Two people were rescued from the icy waters of the Hudson River, in Yonkers, on Sunday evening, after their two man aircraft crashed.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 8:13 AM

Bill Gates backs Ireland to bounce back from austerity programme

Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates has praised Ireland’s efforts to recover from the collapse of the Celtic Tiger – and claimed the Irish economy will bounce back within two to four years.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 7:47 AM

Actor Stephen Rea carries coffin at ex-wife Dolours Price’s Belfast funeral

Hollywood actor Stephen Rea has carried his former wife Dolours Price’s coffin at her Belfast funeral.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 7:51 AM

Murder of Irish cop branded an “attack on the state” by Justice Minister Shatter

The killing of an Irish police detective during a credit union hold-up has been called an attack on the Irish state and its police force.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 8:08 AM

Murdered detective’s partner vows to catch callous killers in meeting with Minister

The policeman who witnessed the callous murder of detective Adrian Donohoe has vowed to catch his killers.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 8:05 AM

Notre Dame’s Manti Te’o tells Katie Couric he did initially lie about fake girlfriend - VIDEO

Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o admitted to Katie Couric that he lied about his fake girlfriend in December, but still insists that he was not part of the hoax.

By CATHY HAYES

Published Thursday, January 24, 2013, 8:29 AM

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